The Average Directional indicator (or ADX) is a directional trading indicator that is used to identify a technical trend, in this case of the Factom. The trend that is being identified, can be both a positive trend as a negative trend in the pricedevelopment of Factom.
The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for Factom. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of Factom. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of Factom until September 24th, 2023.
In the chart below, the strength the trend is drawn, as well as the positive and negative directional indicators. The ADX (Average Directional Index) is the black line. The positive directional indicator (+DI) is the green line, and the negative directional indicator (-DI) is drawn in red.
In the chart above, the development of the price for Factom is shown for the period from 03/26/2023 until 09/24/2023. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.
In the charts above, you can see the trends of the ADX, +DI and -DI. The current values of these three indicators for the Factom are listed in the table below.
|Factom average directional index||22.02|
|Factom positive directional indicator||68.94|
|Factom negative directional indicator||29.86|
Several signals can be gained from the chart above. First of all, the green line gives us an indication of the positive trend. The opposite line, the red one, indicates the negative trend for Factom.
When the green line tops the red line, the Factom is in a positive trend. However, when the situation turns around, the trend has also changed to a negative trend for Factom.
Furthermore, the black line gives the strength of the current trend of Factom, both positive and negative. The higher the black line (ADX), the stronger the trend.
Factom ADX score
The Average Directional Index (ADX) is used to measure the strength or weakness of a trend, not the actual direction. In general, when the positive directional indicator is higher than the negative directional in indicator, the trend of Factom is assumed to be positive. An important signal is when the -DI (red line) and +DI (green line) crosses over.
As you can see in the chart above, the Factom follows a positive trend. The positive directional indicator (68.94) is higher than the negative directional indicator (29.86). When this situation occurs, the trend can be identified as a positive trend for the Factom.
Allthough the trend is positive, the current situation of the trend of Factom is not that strong. The ADX gives us a value of 22.02, which means that the trend currently followed by Factom is a weak one. To get clear signals from the ADX for Factom, you should wait until the ADX moves upwards of 25.
As mentioned, the current trend is positive, however the trend might flip over to a negative trend.